Distance between Nelson BC and Fernie BC

The distance from Nelson to Fernie is 326 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes and goes through Cranbrook, Salmo, Creston, Yahk, Jaffray and Elko.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Nelson 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
6 43 km, 29 min
Salmo 43 km 0:29 29 min 2.9 L
6 3 82 km, 55 min
Creston 125 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 9.7 L
21 3 40 km, 28 min
Yahk 165 km 1:53 1 h 53 min 13.1 L
3 36 km, 24 min
Moyie 201 km 2:17 2 h 17 min 15.6 L
3 29 km, 20 min
Cranbrook 230 km 2:38 2 h 38 min 18.2 L
3 43 km, 30 min
Jaffray 274 km 3:08 3 h 08 min 21.6 L
3 26 km, 17 min
Elko 300 km 3:26 3 h 26 min 23.6 L
3 27 km, 19 min
Fernie 326 km 3:45 3 h 45 min 25.9 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Nelson to Fernie?

Fuel cost: 47.8 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 326 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.83 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Nelson to Fernie?

Driving time: 3 h 45 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 280 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 6 min
  • 28 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 21 min
  • 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
  • 12 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 12 min
  • 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Nelson to Fernie by land?

The distance between Nelson and Fernie is 326 km by road.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Nelson and Fernie respectively.

How far is Nelson to Fernie by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Nelson and Fernie is 161 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Nelson and Fernie respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Nelson from Fernie by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 12 min to cover the distance of 161 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 43 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Nelson to Fernie?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 40 min to cover the distance of 161 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 46 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Nelson and Fernie?

The halfway point between Nelson and Fernie is Yahk. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Yahk to Nelson is 165 km and driving will take about 1 h 53 min. The road between Yahk and Fernie has length 162 km and will take approximately 1 h 52 min.

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Where is Nelson in relation to Fernie?

Nelson is located 161 km west of Fernie.

Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -117.29004.

Fernie has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.50417, longitude -115.06256.

Which highway goes from Nelson to Fernie?

The route from Nelson to Fernie follows 3.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 95: 77 km
  • 93: 56 km
  • 6: 54 km
  • 21: 4 km
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